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Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 3)

If you want to survive in today’s supersonic-fast business world, innovation is no longer optional, it’s imperative. Underscoring this same sentiment and urgency for business growth via innovation, Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival provides the straightforward warning: “Innovate or die.” This corporate survival guide presents the best practices for today’s “innovate…

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Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 2)

The topics covered in Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation (available on Amazon and at bookstores starting December 8, 2015) naturally fall into three distinct areas: The “Big Ideas” of Implementation The “People Aspects” of Implementation The “Process” of Implementation We are hashing out each of these three distinct content areas in…

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Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 1)

 “A good idea is about ten percent. Implementation, hard work, and luck is 90 percent.” — Guy Kawasaki   The very purpose of innovation is to change things up, move processes forward, and disrupt the status quo. “Innovation for the sake of innovation” is a misuse of a very powerful and beneficial tool. Innovating in…

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Observation, Measurement, and How They Lead to Sustainable Innovation

The degree in which a company prioritizes sustainable innovation can often become the difference between a successful business and a struggling business. True innovation does more than just meet the immediate exigency of consumers and clients; it anticipates those demands and needs, providing products and/or services that radically changes the landscape of the marketplace.

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The Collective Effort of Creativity in Ideation

With our ever increasing aptitude for technology, CEO’s and thought-leaders are on the hunt for the next big idea; that one product or service that will revolutionize an industry. Recently, Fast Company released “The 100 Most Creative People in Business,” a list recognizing the innovative accomplishments of notable individuals; from people like Charles Arntzen –…

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Creating a Structured, Repeatable Process For Innovation

Established companies do not easily reinvent themselves.  History shows us that Innovation is often the strategy of startups – but not only is it important in getting to the top, innovation is necessary in order to stay on top. New talent, new techniques, and new products are all needed to stay abreast of the competition.…

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Author Interview – Robert's Rules of Innovation

Fellow Author Paul Sloane of www.destination-innovation.com recently interviewed Robert Brands after having read Robert’s Rules of Innovation. See Video Clip below: Book Review: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0470596996?keywords=robert%27s%20rules%20innovation&qid=1429569072&ref_=sr_1_1&s=books&sr=1-1   Order Robert’s Rules of Innovation  

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Observation, Measurement, and How They Lead to Sustainable Innovation

The degree in which a company prioritizes sustainable innovation can often become the difference between a successful business and a struggling business. True innovation does more than just meet the immediate exigency of consumers and clients; it anticipates those demands and needs, providing products and/or services that radically changes the landscape of the marketplace. However,…

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Complacency, Stagnancy, and Their Effects on Innovation

Though competition is an unavoidable aspect of business, its effects can potentially foster or deter innovation depending on a leader’s management style. Celebrating success and discouraging failure is a familiar binary for most, but what would happen if a business decides to reverse that paradigm? What if we celebrated failure, and discouraged dwelling on our…

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